Female Football Week

Female Football Week 2021

Date: Saturday 19 June 2021 – Sunday 27 June 2021

Female Football Week is a national initiative which gives the football community the chance to celebrate the immense growth of the women’s game and acknowledge existing players, coaches, referees and administrators in football.

In 2021 National Female Football Week coincided with International Women’s Day (8 March). Northern NSW Football Female Football Week is celebrated in season.



Sunday 20 June
All-Female Coaching Game Training Certificate
Coffs Harbour

Monday 21 June
Newcastle Permanent Coaching MasterClass

Tuesday 22 June
Primary School Gala Day LMRFF

Thursday 24 June
High School Gala Day LMRFF

Friday 25 June
Referee Masterclass

Saturday 26 June
Networking Evening
Presentation of Coaching Scholarships and Awards

Registrations for all events will open soon!


Northern NSW Football Facilitated

NNSWF Women’s Football Network Evening – Friday 13 March 2020 (Magic Park Clubhouse)

Referee Level 4 Course for Female Participants – Saturday 14 March 2020 (Speers Point)

Skill Training Certificate for Female Participants – Sunday 15 March 2020 (Speers Point)

Hunter Region

Lochinvar Rovers FC Skills Session & BBQ – Tuesday 10 March (Lochinvar)

Thornton Junior FC ‘Come & Try’ Session – Monday 9 March (A&D Lawrence Oval)

Mayfield United Junior FC Colour Run – Wednesday 11 March – 6pm – 8pm (Stevenson Avenue)

Adamstown Rosebud Junior FC Female Support Person Day at Herald Women’s Premier League Game Day – Sunday 8 March – 10am – 5pm (Adamstown Number 1 Oval)

Edgeworth Junior SC ‘Come & Try’ Training Session – Thursday 12 March – 4.30pm – 6pm (Park Street)

Tilligerry FC All-Ages Female Football Gala Day – Sunday 8 March – 9am start (Mallabula Sporting Complex)

Mid North Coast

Old Bar Barbarians FC Skills Session & BBQ – Saturday 7 March (EG Trad Fields)

Northern Inland

Wee Waa United Football Club ‘Come & Try’ Training Session

North Coast

Boambee FC ‘Come & Try Training Session & BBQ – Wednesday 11 March,  (Ayrshire Park)

  • Contact: Fiona Clancy – treasurer@boambeefc.com.au
Far North Coast

Alstonville FC Skills Session – Thursday 12 March, 4pm – 5.30pm (Geoff Watt Oval)

Byron Bay FC Skills Session – Wednesday 11 March, 4pm – 5.30pm (Byron Bay Recreation Grounds)

  • Contact: Kerry Northcott – juniors@byronfc.com.au

Eureka FC Female Support Person Day – Sunday 8 March 4pm – 6pm (Eureka Road)

Kyogle SC Fun Training Session & BBQ – Tuesday 10 March 4.30pm – 6.30pm (Chauvel Street)

Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC Female Football Gala Day – Sunday 8 March – 10am – 12pm (Pine Avenue)

  • RSVP indicating age and experience (if any) to info@mbvfc.com.au
  • Contact: Sharon Scriven, Female Participation Officer – 0435 057463

We want YOU to be involved, Register Your 2021 Event!

As part of Northern NSW Football Female Football Week, we encourage all Member Clubs to facilitate an event/activity.

First 30 member clubs to register a Female Football Week club activity will receive a FFW Club Activation Pack and go into the draw to win a $150 First Touch Football Supplies Voucher for the Club!

Event registrations should be submitted by 11 June to enter the draw and activation pack.

*Terms & Conditions Apply*


FFW Club Activation Pack

Contents to be confirmed

FFW Social Media Collateral

Social Media Tiles



Register your event/activity today!


Ideas and descriptions of activities/events

Skills Session

Hold a free skills session for girls aged 9 – 13 during Female Football Week.

The skills session to run in line with FFA’s National Curriculum Skill Acquisition Phase (SAP) and focus on developing fundamental football skills and improve the player’s overall confidence.

Club BBQ

A club BBQ that celebrates females within the club. Important to include all players, coaches, administrators, referees and supporters.

Come & Try Training Session

Host a fun training session to introduce existing and new female players to the club. Training session could include an introduction to skills and to play fun small-sided games, bring a friend and receive information on how to register. Ideal for all age groups.

Club Interviews

Clubs to interview females for rebel FFW and share articles, videos and photos through social media and web pages. Interviews/good news stories can be sent to Member Zones and NNSWF, to be shared on their social media and web pages. Clubs that register their rebel FFW activity will receive customisable promotional rebel FFW material to use.

Female Support Person Day

A fun club day or training session that could include small-sided games, a BBQ or a family day.

MiniRoos Gala Day

ALDI MiniRoos Gala Days brings young players together to participate in football matches on smaller fields in a round robin format. The rebel FFW ALDI MiniRoos Gala Day can be for registered club teams and children interested in giving football a go.

FFW MiniRoos Gala Days will provide girls – who may or may not have played before – the opportunity to experience and be introduced to football in a fun environment. The focus is entirely on enjoyment and participation as there will be no winners or scores recorded, with the only awards for participation or the fair play initiative. Clubs may use a fair play initiative, where Coaches, Spectators and Players/Teams are scored on their fair play.

Contact your Member Zone for  MiniRoos Gala Day Regulations of The Zone.

FFW MiniRoos Gala Days are required to follow MiniRoos National Playing Formats and Rules.

Game Day Mascots

FFW Game Day Mascots for game day. Could include MiniRoos or ‘walk out with your female support person’.


2020 rebel FFW Award Winners

2020 award winners will be announced in FFW


2019 rebel FFW Award Winners

> Community Female Player of the Year – Jo Powell (Westlawn Tigers)

> Female Referee of the Year – Samantha Newell

> Community Male Champion of the Year – Derryn Nix (Kyogle SC)

> Community Female Coach of the Year – Rachael Oberleuter (Sawtell FC)

> Female Administrator of the Year – Lauren Fairfull (Greta Branxton FC)

For further details contact NNSWF Female Participation and Inclusion Officer, Annelise Rosnell or call 02 4941 7200.


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